The table below looks at the statistics for the Support Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Support Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Support Engineer
Rank 33 28 43
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +15
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Engineer 145 182 133
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 6.90% 7.57% 5.85%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.31% 7.91% 6.17%
Number of salaries quoted 120 113 98
Average salary £38,500 £32,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.46% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £47,500 £42,900
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
% change year-on-year
- +9.09%
Support Engineer
Berkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Reading region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1983 2302 2155
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 94.34% 95.76% 94.77%
Number of salaries quoted 1539 1603 1616
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

Support Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Support Engineer in the job title across the Reading region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Support Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Support Engineer
Salary Trend in Reading

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Support Engineer across the Reading region.

Support Engineer Salary Trend in Reading

Support Engineer
Salary Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Support Engineer across the Reading region over the 3 months to 12 February 2016.

Support Engineer Salary Histogram in Reading

Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT jobs across the Reading region that cited Support Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Support Engineer in their job title.

1 164 (62.36%) Windows
2 117 (44.49%) Active Directory
3 105 (39.92%) Linux
4 103 (39.16%) VMware
5 96 (36.50%) Windows Server
6 89 (33.84%) Microsoft
7 76 (28.90%) Cisco
8 67 (25.48%) TCP/IP
9 64 (24.33%) Firewall
9 64 (24.33%) Windows Server 2008
10 59 (22.43%) VMware Infrastructure
11 54 (20.53%) SQL
12 50 (19.01%) DNS
13 49 (18.63%) Red Hat
14 47 (17.87%) Windows Server 2012
15 45 (17.11%) Unix
15 45 (17.11%) MS Exchange
16 37 (14.07%) Cisco Certification
17 36 (13.69%) Citrix
18 35 (13.31%) Hyper-V
19 34 (12.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
20 32 (12.17%) Finance
21 31 (11.79%) SQL Server
22 30 (11.41%) Degree
23 29 (11.03%) Data Centre
23 29 (11.03%) ITIL
24 28 (10.65%) CentOS
25 27 (10.27%) MS Excel
25 27 (10.27%) CheckPoint
26 26 (9.89%) Apache

Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT jobs across the Reading region that cited Support Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Support Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 45 (17.11%) MS Exchange
2 26 (9.89%) Apache
2 26 (9.89%) Exchange Server 2010
3 22 (8.37%) Tomcat
4 18 (6.84%) WebLogic
5 15 (5.70%) IIS
6 14 (5.32%) OpenStack
7 13 (4.94%) JBoss
8 10 (3.80%) WebSphere
9 9 (3.42%) nginx
10 7 (2.66%) Skype for Business
11 6 (2.28%) SharePoint
12 5 (1.90%) IBM Domino
12 5 (1.90%) Office Communications Server
13 3 (1.14%) BizTalk Server
14 2 (0.76%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 2 (0.76%) Oracle Collaboration Suite
15 1 (0.38%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 27 (10.27%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.52%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 16 (6.08%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (3.80%) SaaS
3 3 (1.14%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.38%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.38%) Mimecast
4 1 (0.38%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 67 (25.48%) TCP/IP
2 64 (24.33%) Firewall
3 50 (19.01%) DNS
4 24 (9.13%) DHCP
4 24 (9.13%) WAN
5 22 (8.37%) Wireless
6 20 (7.60%) Cisco ASA
7 19 (7.22%) HTTP
7 19 (7.22%) LDAP
8 18 (6.84%) SAN
9 17 (6.46%) BGP
9 17 (6.46%) SMTP
10 16 (6.08%) Cisco Nexus
11 15 (5.70%) SSL
12 14 (5.32%) OSPF
13 13 (4.94%) MPLS
13 13 (4.94%) Network Security
13 13 (4.94%) Wireshark
14 11 (4.18%) iSCSI
14 11 (4.18%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (11.79%) SQL Server
2 11 (4.18%) MySQL
3 3 (1.14%) Relational Database
3 3 (1.14%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (1.14%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (0.76%) Big Data
4 2 (0.76%) Oracle Database
4 2 (0.76%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.38%) DB2
5 1 (0.38%) NoSQL
General
1 32 (12.17%) Finance
2 26 (9.89%) German Language
3 24 (9.13%) Telecoms
4 11 (4.18%) French Language
5 7 (2.66%) Marketing
5 7 (2.66%) Spanish Language
6 4 (1.52%) Advertising
7 3 (1.14%) Banking
7 3 (1.14%) Italian Language
7 3 (1.14%) Portuguese Language
7 3 (1.14%) Retail
8 2 (0.76%) Billing
9 1 (0.38%) Mandarin Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (6.46%) Web Services
2 10 (3.80%) LAMP
3 9 (3.42%) LEMP Stack
3 9 (3.42%) MCollective
4 6 (2.28%) .NET
5 3 (1.14%) HTML
5 3 (1.14%) Unreal Engine
6 2 (0.76%) ASP.NET
6 2 (0.76%) CSS
6 2 (0.76%) jQuery
7 1 (0.38%) Ajax
7 1 (0.38%) AppFabric
7 1 (0.38%) DCOM
7 1 (0.38%) J2EE
7 1 (0.38%) Middleware
7 1 (0.38%) WCF
7 1 (0.38%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 29 (11.03%) Data Centre
2 24 (9.13%) Analytical Skills
3 22 (8.37%) Computer Science
4 7 (2.66%) EMC VNX
5 6 (2.28%) Blackberry
5 6 (2.28%) Management Information System
6 5 (1.90%) Video Conferencing
7 4 (1.52%) Digital Media
7 4 (1.52%) Driving Licence
7 4 (1.52%) Mobile App
7 4 (1.52%) Replication
8 1 (0.38%) Clustering
8 1 (0.38%) e-Health
8 1 (0.38%) Enterprise Cloud
8 1 (0.38%) Fintech
8 1 (0.38%) FlexPod
8 1 (0.38%) Handset
8 1 (0.38%) Hybrid Cloud
8 1 (0.38%) iPhone
8 1 (0.38%) PACS
Operating Systems
1 164 (62.36%) Windows
2 105 (39.92%) Linux
3 96 (36.50%) Windows Server
4 64 (24.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 47 (17.87%) Windows Server 2012
6 45 (17.11%) Unix
7 34 (12.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 28 (10.65%) CentOS
9 26 (9.89%) Debian
9 26 (9.89%) Ubuntu
10 24 (9.13%) Windows Server 2003
11 18 (6.84%) Windows 7
12 16 (6.08%) Windows 8
13 12 (4.56%) Windows XP
14 8 (3.04%) Solaris
15 5 (1.90%) Android
16 4 (1.52%) Windows Vista
17 2 (0.76%) Mac OS X
17 2 (0.76%) Windows 10
17 2 (0.76%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (11.03%) ITIL
2 23 (8.75%) Mentoring
3 17 (6.46%) Root Cause Analysis
4 14 (5.32%) Configuration Management
4 14 (5.32%) Load Balancing
5 13 (4.94%) Network Monitoring
5 13 (4.94%) Vulnerability Management
6 11 (4.18%) Network Management
7 10 (3.80%) High Availability
7 10 (3.80%) Incident Management
8 7 (2.66%) Capacity Planning
8 7 (2.66%) Server Patching
8 7 (2.66%) Service Management
8 7 (2.66%) SIEM
9 6 (2.28%) Case Management
9 6 (2.28%) Data Management
9 6 (2.28%) Presales
10 5 (1.90%) Network Design
10 5 (1.90%) Network Planning
10 5 (1.90%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 54 (20.53%) SQL
2 23 (8.75%) Perl
3 18 (6.84%) Python
4 14 (5.32%) PowerShell
5 9 (3.42%) Java
5 9 (3.42%) Shell Script
6 7 (2.66%) Ruby
7 5 (1.90%) JavaScript
8 3 (1.14%) C#
9 2 (0.76%) PHP
10 1 (0.38%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.38%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 37 (14.07%) Cisco Certification
2 30 (11.41%) Degree
3 24 (9.13%) CCNP
4 17 (6.46%) CCNA
5 15 (5.70%) CCIE
6 11 (4.18%) Microsoft Certification
7 10 (3.80%) MCITP
7 10 (3.80%) Security Cleared
8 9 (3.42%) MCSE
8 9 (3.42%) SC Cleared
9 7 (2.66%) CCIP
9 7 (2.66%) CCSP
10 6 (2.28%) CCSE
10 6 (2.28%) CEH
10 6 (2.28%) CISSP
11 5 (1.90%) CCA
11 5 (1.90%) CCSA
11 5 (1.90%) Citrix Certification
12 3 (1.14%) A+ Certification
12 3 (1.14%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (3.80%) SLA
2 7 (2.66%) QA
3 1 (0.38%) DICOM
3 1 (0.38%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 117 (44.49%) Active Directory
2 59 (22.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 35 (13.31%) Hyper-V
4 13 (4.94%) VMware ESX
4 13 (4.94%) vSphere
5 11 (4.18%) VMware ESXi
6 10 (3.80%) XenServer
7 9 (3.42%) qmail
7 9 (3.42%) Squid
8 5 (1.90%) XenApp
8 5 (1.90%) XenDesktop
9 4 (1.52%) Microsoft App-V
10 3 (1.14%) Sendmail
10 3 (1.14%) Terminal Services
11 1 (0.38%) DFS Replication
11 1 (0.38%) Firmware
11 1 (0.38%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 18 (6.84%) SCCM
2 12 (4.56%) Puppet
2 12 (4.56%) SCOM
3 9 (3.42%) Cacti
3 9 (3.42%) collectd
3 9 (3.42%) Ganglia
3 9 (3.42%) Graphite
3 9 (3.42%) logstash
3 9 (3.42%) Nagios
3 9 (3.42%) ZABBIX
4 7 (2.66%) Red Hat Spacewalk
4 7 (2.66%) WSUS
5 4 (1.52%) EdgeSight
6 3 (1.14%) CA Spectrum
6 3 (1.14%) Cisco CUCM
6 3 (1.14%) Cisco UCCX
6 3 (1.14%) Legato
6 3 (1.14%) NetBackup
6 3 (1.14%) Nmap
6 3 (1.14%) OpenAM
Vendors
1 103 (39.16%) VMware
2 89 (33.84%) Microsoft
3 76 (28.90%) Cisco
4 49 (18.63%) Red Hat
5 36 (13.69%) Citrix
6 27 (10.27%) CheckPoint
7 25 (9.51%) Oracle
8 21 (7.98%) F5
9 18 (6.84%) Juniper
10 15 (5.70%) EMC
11 11 (4.18%) Forcepoint
12 10 (3.80%) HP
13 9 (3.42%) NetApp
13 9 (3.42%) NetScout
13 9 (3.42%) Splunk
14 8 (3.04%) Sun
15 7 (2.66%) Qualys
16 5 (1.90%) Avaya
16 5 (1.90%) Hitachi
16 5 (1.90%) IBM
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